President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the appointment of Prof, Saad Ahmed as the new Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jabi, Abuja.
This was made known in a statement by Eunice Akro, Assistant Director, Press and Publicity in the Ministry of Health, (FMOH), in Abuja.
Naija News reports that the appointment of Ahmed takes effect on Feb. 16, 2020.
In a statement to congratulate the new medical director, the Minister of State for Health, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora urged Ahmed to do his best at improving on the achievements already attained at the hospital.
“This can be achieved by treating patients with respect. Also, work in harmony with all stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians,” he advised.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Board of the FMC, Jabi, Dr Alex Ideh thanked the FMoH for the support demonstrated during the process which led to the appointment, while pledging the cooperation of the Board to the new MD to enable him succeed in his mandate.
NAN report that before his appointment as FCM CMD, Ahmed was a Professor of Pathology with the Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria, Zaria, Kaduna State.